July 2011

Part of the large and well-chosen art collection of Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza is now on display in the specially adapted Palacio de Villalón in Málaga, on Spain’s south-eastern ‘Costa del Sol’. The permanent collection consists of 230 works by Spanish 19th-century artists, with special emphasis on...

In old Madrid a new wine experiences center, Vinotium, has opened with the latest audiovisual equipment offering a light-hearted yet instructive view of the various phases and techniques of wine making, for which Spain is world famous. Possibilities include a virtual harvesting simulator, virtual stomping winery and...

Several of Spain’s well-loved classic hotels are planning temporary closure for extensive refurbishment during the next two years. One is Seville’s Alfonso XIII Hotel (operated by Starwood), which is aiming to reopen in March 2012 in time for Holy Week and the Spring Fair.  In...